World Soil Day 2022: FAO publishes first global report on black soils
Report calls for sustainable management amid mounting threats
Global food prices overall hold steady in November
FAO Food Price Index is now only 0.3 percent higher than a year earlier
International food prices remain largely steady, yet access and affordability remain a concern
The FAO Food Price Index, the gauge for world food commodity prices,
In 2023, FAO will require $1.9 billion to reach 48 million people with life-saving and livelihood assistance
Rome - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in 2023 is seeking $1.9 billion to save the lives and livelihoods of some of the most severely acute food insecure people, as acute food insecurity continues to escalate globally.
Global Environment Facility tasks FAO and IFAD to lead new $230 million agrifood systems transformation program
Rome – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will lead the Food Systems Integrated Program of the Global Environment Facility (GEF).
New data to measure cropland nutrient budgets
FAOSTAT, the International Fertilizer Association and leading research universities offer new reference point for assessing agricultural, environment and sustainability priorities.
Amid food and climate crises, investing in sustainable food cold chains crucial
UN report highlights how lack of effective refrigeration directly results in the loss of 526 million tons of food production, or 12 percent of global total.
Alarming signs as the global food import bill set to rise to nearly US$2 trillion due to higher prices
FAO Food Outlook forecasts point to somewhat easing world market conditions, but increasing uncertainties.
IAEA and FAO send seeds to International Space Station
Mission aims to help develop crops able to adapt to climate change on earth.
The global fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing reaches a new milestone
100 States endorse FAO Agreement on Port State Measures.
Benchmark for world food prices was broadly steady in October
International quotations of food commodity groups covered by FAO Food Price Index all declined, except for cereals.
International food prices remain steady, but food accessibility for all is not guaranteed
At a press briefing today from New York, journalists heard from Upali Galketi Aratchilage, FAO Senior Economist, who spoke on the Food Price Index update for October and its implications for world food commodity markets ahead. The FAO Food Price Index, the gauge for world food commodity prices, remained broadly stable in October, on...
Hunger and malnutrition being driven by climate crisis and conflict in South Sudan
The proportion of people facing severe acute food insecurity is at the highest level ever.
FAO’s Global Action on One Country One Priority Product (OCOP) country projects launched
Over 70 nations from five FAO regions designated as potential project countries with the first five demonstration countries named.
First Global Conference on Sustainable Plant Production focuses on increasing crop yields with less environmental impact
FAO Director-General stresses need for integrated approaches, endorsed by scientific evidence, with farmers as part of the solution.
The State of Food and Agriculture 2022: Leveraging automation to transform agrifood systems
Flagship FAO report addresses concerns over job losses and inequality.
FAO and IAEA scale up collaboration on peaceful nuclear technologies for agrifood systems
Joint Center and cutting-edge laboratories generate high-impact application science.
Norway contributes $9.6 million of flexible funding to boost FAO response to most severe crises, emergencies
The funds will enable FAO to maximize speed, efficiency and outreach when addressing food security threats and crises.
FAO’s Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) mark 20th anniversary
Flagship programme contributes to sustainable agriculture and rural development.
COP27: First official Food and Agriculture Pavilion
Putting agrifood systems transformation at the heart of the UN Climate Change Conference.